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CSPAN
Nov 25, 2012 2:00pm EST
in the basin and technical aspects of energy in the boat and who wrote the whole manuscript to check on the scientific details of it. well, this is an appropriate day for talking about regulation to disaster because less that president obama promised once more to develop the energy sources of the future. republican or democrat decides to develop energy projects, taxpayers had better watch out. governments get in the business of picking winners and losers, which leads to cronyism and wasted taxpayer dollars. this is the question of industrial policy. whether government should support business ventures and new technology that are unable to secure private hunting, government appears to be worse than private market in the records that we have over the past five years. in california in may, mitt romney said, quote, the president doesn't understand when you invest like that in one solar energy company makes it harder for solar technology generally because the scores from the ranch partners in the field suddenly lost their opportunity to get capital. who wants to put money into a solar comp
CSPAN
Nov 27, 2012 10:00am EST
be one of them. there are some estimates that we can be energy self-sufficient in the next 30, 40 years, so maybe that helps. this is a very complex issue. it has to be resolved. there has to be a happy medium there. whether or not it is because these ceos are boring abroad for certain things or not, that is up for debate. i'm certainly not one who will take a position on that because i don't know enough about it to make that call. there are a lot of very smart people out there, who we should respect, they are very good at what they do and they are still debating about what the proper solutions to this is. all right now, this is why we're seeing such a huge amount of debate going on in d.c. and in board rooms across the country. washington, d.c. host: there have been reports that secretary geithner will play a role in these talks. guest: the economic team is in place right now. this is obviously a very critical role for the administration and for the american people as a whole. with tim geithner, a lot of people have said he is one of the reasons why things are as shaky as they are righ
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2012 1:00am EST
energy, the same co2 emission. the end of our planet is possible. but there is an enormous chance for us. what they need our products with lower energy consumption. what they need our energy efficient products. who could better develop this than the united states and the europeans, in cooperation together. to combine innovation on climate change with industry and production. that is possible, but only if we are live. therefore i am in favor of a trade agreement. asked what other obstacles there are. a lot of europeans doubting, but i saw better ground here in the united states, in ohio, and i saw for the first time in a swing state, the co2 question played a major role in the election concerning the coal mining question. to avoid any other misunderstanding, i know what it means to close a coal mine for 35,000 inhabitants, most of them employed in the coal mine. when you close down the coal mine, it was an economic disaster. but today, the coal mine is closed down and you have an economically flourishing city. so it is possible to step away from a traditional industrial structure, with pu
KCSMMHZ
Nov 26, 2012 9:30am PST
have coming up: saving energy -- how cheap loans help protect the environment in bosnia. soccer secrets -- women in saudi arabia score goals far from the public gaze. and new riches -- guinea wants to make the most of its natural wealth. bosnia-herzegovina is still recovering from the balkan conflict which ended 17 years ago. with unemployment at around 43% this is a difficult environment to get people to invest in saving energy. most are simply too busy making ends meet. but the country has a lot of potential. better insulation of buildings and more modern technology could bring large energy savings. to get things moving, the international climate initiative has been offering cheap loans to those willing to invest. >> they still look like cartridges -- these screws have to be hardened before they get their threading. the furnace heats the screws to 900 degrees celsius. then the glowing steel is cooled in an oil bath. senad macic is in charge of the entire process. he regularly checks the temperature beneath the giant oven. >> it's ok. it's not too hot. >> the oil is being cooled with w
CNN
Nov 24, 2012 10:00am PST
, there's an energy boom under way in the united states right now. fueled by hydraulic fracturing and by more drilling for oil. natural gas is currently cheap, abundant and increasingly used not just as a fuel source direct to home and businesses, but as a source for electricity generation. as for oil, you don't need me to explain the value of producing it. it's not about cars and homes, more domestically produced energy will help fuel a resurgence in u.s. manufactured goods, combined cheap and abundant electricity with costs in china and other countries and shipping costs and you make made in america more attractive to americans and to buyers abroad and that's good for u.s. jobs. finally, housing is already making a comeback. it started to turn around in 2012 with existing home sales rising for the first time in years. construction is starting to pick up. historically low interest rates averaging below 4% for a 30-year fixed mortgage will fuel a rebound next year. a house will be the most important asset for most americans. a rebound there makes americans feel better about their
CNN
Nov 25, 2012 12:00pm PST
explain. first, there is an energy boom under way in the united states right now. fueled by the joint forces of hydraulic fracturing or fracking of natural gas out of shale and buy mo by more drilling for oil. natural gas is increasingly cheap and abundant and not only used for gas in homes and businesses but for the manufacturing generation. it's not just about cars and homes, more domestically pro du duced energy will provide fuel in manufacturing goods. combine them with rising costs in china and other countries and already high shipping costs, and you make made in america products more attractive to people abroad, and that's good. home sales rising for the first time in years. construction is start to go pick up. and historically low interest rates now averaging below 30% for a 30-year fixed mortgage will only fuel a rebound next year. and remember, a house will still be the most important asset for most americans, so a rebound there helps americans feel better about their financial situation and ready to spend a bit of money. stephen moore is a senior economics writer at the wall
CSPAN
Nov 27, 2012 7:00am EST
, immigration and drugs. up next, we will turn our attention to the future of energy policy with jack gerard. and then we will become an station program, set to expire in january 2, christine owens will join us to talk about that. first, let me show you the front page of the "washington times." with the two leaders of each party in the senate. mitch mcconnell and harry reid. yesterday, at the two had a little dispute on the floor. they threatened filibuster change and he can to the floor to talk about that. the washington times says they had a rare head-to-head debate on the senate floor. take a look. [video clip] >> we believe that there should be one aspect of it changed and that most of the procedure be a -- simple as that. the american people agree. >> only ones who disagree think this is working well as the republican leader and the republicans in congress. >> up the majority leader will stay on the floor. you did not address that issue. >> but of course -- that statement is untrue and i do not accept that. >> that is the point. what the majority leader is saying is that he will break t
FOX Business
Nov 27, 2012 3:00pm EST
points. now down 63. energy names like exxonmobile and chevron weighing on blue chips has oil pares back. hmo's like united health also a drag on the dow as you see. nine names that are just green, that's it. markets had been torn between solid manufacturing we got here in the u.s. this morning, october durable goods orders, big gigantic items that are supposed to last more than three to five years, washing machines, that number came in ahead of expectations in october rising to five month high. if you include things like cars and trucks and then take out airplanes, out of the equation, that's what happened. we did get some relief for greece. finance ministers say yes to the next installment of loans essentially kicking the can down the road one more time, but for the moment the markets like it. a washington, a fly in the ointment, deal negotiations have stalled. senate majority leader reid says little progress is being made so the fiscal cliff remains a distinct possibility come january 1st, keeping some buyers on the side lines as well. that's what you see here. coming up, governors ca
CSPAN
Nov 21, 2012 7:00am EST
about the energy boom. "washington journal" next. host: good morning, it's wednesday, november 21. president obama returns to the white house this afternoon following his tour of asia. secretary clinton is on the ground in the mideast, meeting with israeli, egyptian, and palestinian officials in an effort to bring an end to the ongoing violence in the gaza strip. yesterday's fed chairman ben bernanke issued warnings to u.s. leaders negotiating over the so- called fiscal cliff about the serious financial impact looming on the horizon. that's where we begin this morning. how confident are you about the state of the u.s. economy? what steps are you taking to prepare for the potential impact if the u.s. goes off the fiscal cliff? give us a call this morning. you can also catch up with us on all your favorite social media sites, twitter or facebook. or e-mail us. thismorning to you on wednesday, november 21. we are talking about federal reserve chairman ben bernanke's comments yesterday about the fiscal cliff, and getting your thoughts on bthe u.s. economy. and this headline -- also, i
KCSMMHZ
Nov 27, 2012 6:00am PST
government has come up with an outline of a new green energy plan. it's trying to put an end to nuclear power generation by the 2030s. cabinet ministers involved in shaping the country's energy policy got together on tuesday. they set a target to allow commercial use of wind-generated power sometime after 2015. they also decided to try by 2030 to set up a system that will automatically control and save energy use in all households in the country. the government has been trying to draft a green energy plan since september, hoping to put it together by the end of the year. but it's uncertain whether this target will be met. that's because the lower house has been dissolved and a general election is scheduled for next month. >>> eurozone finance chiefs have finally reached an agreement on a greek bailout. they have also decided to offer 43.7 billion euros or about $57 billion in loans. the decision came after 12 hours of talks in their third round of meetings this month in brussels. >> i'm pleased to announce that today we reached a political agreement on the next disbursement to greece. let me
CSPAN
Nov 27, 2012 1:00am EST
energy. clearly, that is the future. that is the vision we have of an america that has powered itself by clean energy. we need to invest in clean energy to create jobs and make america competitive in the most important, new economic sector. china is doing that. europe is doing that. america must do that. it is doing it as a result of a bill we passed, the american recovery and reinvestment act. we need to continue on that path. currency reforms. under democratic leadership, we pass a bipartisan bill that sought to level the playing field by holding accountable companies that manipulate to gain unfair advantages. we know china is doing that. we know others are doing that. we need to pass legislation that will again send it to the senate a bill which will level the playing field for our manufacturers and our competitors. i am pleased to yield now to my good friend from south carolina, the assistant leader of the house of representatives. >> thank you very much. despite coming up about 44 votes short of to 18, -- 218, to prevent our nation of being devastated, republicans in washington c
FOX Business
Nov 21, 2012 1:00pm EST
wal-mart or target, they want to spend a lot of time and energy putting forward what they're going to do. look at electronics, and there's nothing new other than items in the electronics market. and those that spend a lot of time advertising and extended hours earlier again, are the winners. tracy: is that why apple is putting stuff on sale? >> i can speak for management but if i was a retailer and i didn't participate in this unless you are in the luxury end of the market you may miss out. and their product being sold in other locations being taken advantage of. tracy: there is no hot anything this year rather than electronics. >> cellphones and other interesting items, and -- tracy: my kid asked for sneakers. >> and moccasins and boots and fragrances hot item this year and fashion accessories. it is the same things. and discounted to get some good deal. tracy: and the tv purchases. >> we approve this every year over and over. good deals are had during the black friday weekend by the black holiday season, best deals are after a holiday and sometimes after a super bowl. that is whe
CNBC
Nov 23, 2012 1:00pm EST
with tech and materials and energy or industrials and energy leading the way. but again i'm not sure it has the conviction. that being said, you go back to the risk. what happens with greece, what happens with spain and what happens here in the u.s. with the fiscal cliff. there are still a lot of concerns out there despite positive news like the improvement in german business confidence and the signs we see strengthen china as well. >> mr. skeptic, what would make you bullish in this market right now? >> bill, it's fascinating. today we talk about employment trying to turn around and we see people walking out of their jobs at walmart on the biggest day of the year. i want to see a change in total attitude in this country, not just some housing numbers, not just a blip up in employment. we've got a structural problem with our mentality. that's what it would take me to get majorly bullish on the market. >> what specifically are you talking about here? i get the employment thing but what would make this -- what structural change you talking about? i don't get what you're saying here. >> well,
CNN
Nov 25, 2012 10:00am PST
the energy was in the center. the passage was in the center. today it's shifted to the wings of the political parties who control their agendas. john mccain the original sponsor of the bill now denounces his own hanley work. -- handiwork. let's hope in the post election atmosphere this dynamic can change and mccain can proudly support his very own bill. let me close by noting i do think america is exceptional. it is the global melding pot, a place where the universal nation is being created. we may not do immigration better than anyone any more, but we do asimulation better than anyone. people from all over the world come to this country and almost magically become real americans but part of being a real american is urging the country to look at its flaws and change them. let's get started. >>> as president obama readies for a second term, i wondered who could best shed light on the challenges he faces and how to deal with them. the president is an avid student of american history so i thought it was fitting to ask two great pulitzer prize-winning historians to sit down with me. robert caro h
CSPAN
Nov 27, 2012 8:00pm EST
of over 300 million people, the american society of civil energies put the quality of you are infrastructure as a d, when we're ranked 24th in overall quality in the world when in 2001 we were number two, we're going to spend less than $53 billion. that's not only weak, it's pathetically weak. mr. garamendi: mr. higgins, thank you so very, very much for bringing this issue in stark terms to our attention. you caught me my attention earlier when we were talking about this, but here on the floor, this is a $1,200 billion program that could create 27 million jobs in the next five years? and those are economic analysis that's been done by the new america foundation? mr. higgins: it has. mr. garamendi: and how do we pay for this again? mr. higgins you spay for it as you pay for transportation improvements at the local, state and federal level. you issue debt to finance the life of the project. mr. gare men tee: the same way we build and own our homes, we borrow money to build that personal infrastructure, our home. mr. -- mr. higgins: that's right. mr. garamendi: the borrowing
FOX Business
Nov 28, 2012 12:00am EST
. it was anncredible opportunity. it was really fun room. cool to see the energy andnd passion in the room. it was 15 small business owners along with the president and i think he asked us to share our stories and how we got to where we are today. he kind of explained a little bit about his vision for the economy and where he thinks it is going. and thoughts about what is top of mind for us about the economy. melissa: so what did you say and did you feel like he listened to you and was going to take action based on that? >> yeah. absolutely. it was really, he had a lot of his top administration there. vice president biden was there as well. they were all really kind of into everything we're saying. very actionable. it was fun to see back and forth t wasn't just him listening to 15 different people. he was engaged and asked questions. melissa: what did you ask him to do specifically? what did you say would help your business? >> one thing that helped us a lot incentives for small businesses to hire. particularly for us we were able to use the jobs now program out in the bay area to get some of our fir
LINKTV
Nov 27, 2012 11:00am PST
fragile; yet her energy and force are felt in the brilliant play of her colors and the dynamic precision of her design. mary cassatt was a master. her vibrant works resound with life. ( banjo music ) sasman: those who wish for a leness at a reasonable price areinvit. persons wishin' a flat picture can have a likeness without shade or shadow at 1/4 price. narrator: william prior was but one of many self-appointed painters to the new republic. some, like him, were prosperous and skilled-- painters by profession, following the ancient tradition of the limner. others were just men and women who could turn a capable hand to many different tasks: village artisans who were also farmers, housewives, schoolteachers, carpenters, jacks-of-all-trade; or itinerants-- travelers infected with the restless exuberant spirit of early america. they would paint for lodging and a meal. many remain unknown. all were academically untrained but their eyes were sharp. james bard spent a lifetime painting steamboats in new york. shipbuilders admired his accuracy, claiming they could lay down the lines of a vessel
CSPAN
Nov 27, 2012 5:00pm EST
his energies and good name to our effort -- for ratification of the treaty than senator bob dole, a lifelong advocate for disability rights. we need to pass this in a tribute to bob dole, for his life of service to the state of kansas and to the nation as well as his heroic efforts on behalf of the disabled in the united states senate. these people have come together to support ratification of the treaty because they know it's critical for those living with disabilities in the united states and around the world. thanks to the a.d.a. and similar larks the united states has been so successful in providing accessibility and protection of rights that our nation is already in full compliance with all terms of the treaty. before transmitting this treaty, the obama administration conducted an exhaust i have comparison of the treaty's requirements to current united states law. here's what they found: the united states does not need to pass any new laws or regulations in order to fully meet the terms of the treaty. the fact that we've already met our exceed the treaty' treaty's requiremen
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2012 7:30am EST
this wholesale gas and oil revolution. we have a path to energy independence in america that is $200 billion deficit right now. it is the bridge to renewable energy, renewable energy will take a long time. if we can move to gas we get tremendous benefits in terms of cleaner energy on the way to renewable energy future. if we could get those things done, steve, this would be transformational for our economy but we have not been able to act on these things even though i said earlier there is wide bipartisan -- >> thank you. let me just try to poke holes in this. if we rollback time to just before the financial crisis you look at the u.s. deposition. douglas holtz-eakin was out there talking about that already. and john mccain and others have been but it is much worse today but if you look at the deck in a different way, look at private sector debt, the fact, forget government debt. before the financial crisis private-sector debt was 160% of gdp in the united states and despite averaging, back to 160% of gdp we are still in crisis mode, you had structural corruption between regulators and finan
CSPAN
Nov 26, 2012 12:30am EST
vacation in five years. it is time to restore my energy. the presidentand i were joking about how bad i looked. i said i thought he looked g reat. >> is it possible you will go into the white house. is i think my future outside the white house. becoming a part of whatyeever happens. >> it is possible you will run it on the outside? >> we need to have a conversation first. >> what is the horizon? >> you will want to see a d inaugural. the >> i do not thing -- we had disucssion with our people. it is lceal healthcare would not have pase d with out that. >> you were the first president since sdr to get 50% of the votwe twice. the country to talk to people. the truth is, the world had changed since 2008. all of those things have changed drastically. i went to see a lot of people and steven spielberg said to me, you have to blow up the 2008 campaign. you are on the the 1965 rolling stones once and then you charge too much for your ticket. it was an interesting way to think about that campaign. i said to the president i need you to promise me it is not going to be 2008 again. he said,
FOX Business
Nov 21, 2012 9:20am EST
the middle class with an energy tax and eventually, a value-added tax. he wants to have a conversation about a meaningless and small, but damaging dax on high income people and on savings and investment. what his real goal is in fact an energy tax on the middle class and we need to focus on and where are you getting the 8 billion dollars that you're talking about, trillion, trillion, trillion, i'm sorry, 8 trillion. stuart: we heard you. you know, grover, that c-span idea, that's a really, really good idea because the president did say he wanted that all those years ago. >> yeah. stuart: grover, i'm sorry i'm out of time, but i know you're going to be coming back between now and january the 1st and we welcome your return. thanks, grover. >> have a good time. take care. stuart: thanks, sir. in the middle east, a terror attack in tel aviv, a bomb on a bus exploded across from a military headquarters, at least 20 people wounded. this comes as secretary of state hillary clinton continues cease-fire talks between israel and gaza's militant hamas rulers. clinton held talks with palestinian preside
CNBC
Nov 21, 2012 9:00am EST
in energies and metals. let's go to sharon at the nymex. >> brent crude is the benchmark in light of what we're seeing in the israel gaish gaza conflict. once again, the contract showing the most momentum in the oil market. up $1 here on the bus explosion in tel aviv. yesterday was all about potentially a creaease-fire in israel/g israel/gaza conflict. now we're focused on more violence and whether that will escalate and spread regionally and impact oil flows in the region. we're looking at what's happening in europe. and the fact there's been no agreement there on the greek bailout deal is something that could potentially put pressure on prices and it's a reason why we're still not at the highs we saw on monday in terms of the oil price. we're continuing to watch the supply picture as well. we'll get the information from the energy department at 10:30. the american petroleum industry report showed declines across the board. that was bullish for prices as well. in terms of natural gas that report comes out at noontime today, a day earlier because of the thanksgiving holiday. we are looking a
CSPAN
Nov 20, 2012 8:00pm EST
deal of energy or strategy to how to mobilize obama's army from 2008. it was quite a crowd r -- crowd, and it was muscular and ready, sort of where do we go? you look at the 2 # million people leaping and cheering in the mall in 8 degrees. they were looking for direction for the model. we see that everywhere. of course, what's interesting is you see that cropping up in the summer, in the middle of health care, the tea party rises from the loins so to speak from the republican party, ahijacked that debate. the administration lost control of it, wrestle it back after scott brown and after they lost their majority in january the following year, but then, of course, occupy wall street adds welcoming up -- as well coming up. obama keeps them at arms' length for the most part. i think the thinking, and i hear this from progressive activists over the last few days is a bit of a -- what's that line, lbj, you know, says to various leaders of his day, make me do it. you know, -- marlin -- martin luther king and others, make me do it. people are getting a system that obama and the signaling syst
CSPAN
Nov 20, 2012 11:00pm EST
not apply a great deal of energy or strategy to how to mobilize obama's army from 2008. it was quite a crowd and it was muscular and it was ready, sort of like where do we go. you look at those 2 million people. they're looking for direction for a more participatory model. we see that everywhere. it's interesting to see see that cropping up in the summer when in the middle of health care, the tea party rise out of loins to the public and party and it really hijacks the debate during the summer and the administration loses control. the vessel it back after scott brown unless their majority in january the following year. you can't occupy wall street is so coming up out of the white firmament of america and the fall of 2011. obama keeps them in arms length for the most part and i think thinking, and i hear this a lot from progressive that this over the last few weeks and certainly the last few days is with that line, lbj, you know, says taveras leaders of this day, make me do it. martin luther king and others. make they did the right thing. people are starting to get a sense that obama had this
CNN
Nov 24, 2012 6:00pm PST
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CSPAN
Nov 26, 2012 8:00pm EST
clean air and clean water for them. i want jobs where they invent things like new energy sources. yes, i want them to be contributing citizens and pay taxes. i want a safety net for them in case they are disabled. and when they become elderly. and if they get cold in the cold winters of wisconsin. i want my grandchildren to get the american dream. i yield back. >> the gentleman from wisconsin. the gentleman reserve the balance of this time. the gentleman from maryland. >> thank you. i yield one minute to the gentle lady from california. >> thank you for yielding and also for your very bold and effective leadership, mr. van hollen. i rise in strong opposition to this unbalanced debt ceiling bill. this is an unbalanced approach. we know that. we have heard that. furthermore, this debt ceiling bill should have never been an option in terms of having to come to this floor to debate this. we should have, like democratic republican presidents have done in the past, we should have lifted the debt ceiling. rightfully so, many of us are concerned about these discretionary cuts. what are these cut
PBS
Nov 27, 2012 12:00am PST
as much energy as he constantly has. (laughs) i think he draws energy from being out like talking to you. he's amazing about that. i worry about my getting tired while he's just out there just running around all the time. what am i curious about? well, i wonder what he thinks in his innermost thoughts sometimes about some of his maybe not perfect investments. but i'm not curious about a lot because i know an awful lot. >> she knows every chapter of the book. (laughter) she knows it all. (laughter) >> rose: i know a lot of it. >> i know you do. >> rose: doing the book, as a matter of fact, refreshed everything that i knew. >> rose: there was this item, too. berkshire hathaway has overcome general electric. it's now the sixth largest company in terms of market value >> i haven't looked -- that doesn't surprise me in this area. >> rose: does that mean anything to you? >> well, it means -- >> rose: i bet it does! i bet it does! >> what means something is having it outperform the general market over time. i mean that -- my job is to do better for my investors than they would do if they were d
CSPAN
Nov 20, 2012 8:00pm EST
. then a guest to discuss his "washington monthly" article about the energy bill. live on c-span every day at 7:30 a.m. eastern. >> there are many people who might even take issue with grant at saving the union during the civil war. didn't lincoln do that? he did. i am not going to say grant was the only person who saved the union. but he was the commanding general of the army that put lincoln's policies into effect. he was the general who accepted the surrender of the army of northern virginia under robert e. lee that ended the war. if anybody one of the war on the battlefield, if you could say that any one person did, and of course you cannot, but one of the things we do when history is we generalize, we simplify, because history and reality are simply too complicated to get our heads around if we deal with it in its full complexity. so gramm save the union during the civil war. i do contend that grant saved the union during reconstruction as well. >> from obscurity in illinois to a courthouse in appomattox and 1600 pennsylvania avenue, the light of ulysses s. grant, thursday night. part of b
CNBC
Nov 27, 2012 1:00pm EST
, of course, the controversy involving the energy drinks, shares ring off the highs, still up almost 12 1/2%. goldman sachs says that the fda response to letters sent by two senators on the safety of those energy drinks will likely be benign as far as regulatory concerns go. >>> facebook shares have been on a tear lately up more than 30% the past couple of weeks so has the social media giant finally convinced investors that it's worth a second look? >>> plus you can the chevy volt still struggling to make inroads with buyers but gm now doubling down with a big bet on electric. phil lebeau live at the l.a. auto show. phil? >> i'm sitting in the all-new chevy spark ev. at a time when electric car sales are struggling in the u.s. you is this the right time for gm to roll out an all-electric compact car? that story coming up on "power lunch." sfx- "sounds of african drum and flute" look who's back. again? it's embarrassing it's embarrassing! we can see you carl. we can totally see you. come on you're better than this...all that prowling around. yeah, you're the king of the jungle. have you th
CNBC
Nov 28, 2012 1:00pm EST
>>> time now for "final trades." >> vmw. >> ves peek energy. chk. >> general dynamics long. >> bac, bank america. i'll wear a name tag next time. >> more "fast" at 5:00. >>> "power" starts right now. >> welcome to a special "rise above" edition of "power lunch," live from the nation's capital. the heart of the action today right now on capitol hill, dozens of ceos are working the hallways trying to convince lawmakers to get a deal done and avoid the fiscal cliff. >>> next stop, the white house later this afternoon. good afternoon, everybody. i'm tyler mathisen. it is a big day in this national discussion about how washington can avoid the fiscal cliff. some of the senators in the center of the debate will be stopping by. we may hear from some ceos this hour. we do expect to hear from some of them at a press conference later this hour. the president, by the way, weighed in on the debate this morning as well. sue, a busy day down here in washington. >> it sure is, ty. indeed it is here as well. we are going to be joined by a very special guest, noted author and investor nassem taleb.
CNBC
Nov 27, 2012 9:00am EST
latest news in energy. mary thompson is at the nimax. energy all over the map. >> that's right. this morning we have the energy complex that's mixed. we did see initial support to crude oil from that greek deal but that quickly dissipated. dollar strength keeping pressure on crude today. traders of course keeping watch on tensions in the mid easts s but because that provides pressure to crude oil. those are some of the factors at play today. look at the rest of the energy complex, december contracts for gasoline, heating oil, as well as nat gas expire today. natural gas continuing the decline from yesterday after it came under pressure because of a warm forecast for the month of december. checking gold prices. they are pulling back today. expect volatility later as well because of december contract expires. david, back to you. >> all right. thanks very much, mary thompson. i wanted to look at two of the companies involved in the largest deal of the day. that is the $6.8 billion acquisition announced this morning by conagra who has been trying to buy ralcorp for the last couple
CSPAN
Nov 21, 2012 7:00am EST
what we have achieved. when they have doubts about this let me quote the labor shout out energy minister, it means the most expensive deals would have to go being able to reduce the number of people to help get a clearer picture of what is happening and that could only be a good thing. that is the endorsement that i welcome. >> ed miller band. >> the governor promised there should be no rationing on grounds of cost alone. can the prime minister tell us whether he has kept that promise? >> the promise we have kept is that we would increase spending every year under this government and in britain, in england that is happening, in wales there's a massive cuts run by a neighbor. >> mr. speaker, several thousand fewer nurses with the public supporting and a very specific question about a promise by the secretary, the leader of the house, promise a year ago he promised a year ago that there will be no rationing. this is what the president of the world college of ophthalmologists recently said. he said this. pcs are not falling government guidelines. there restricting access to catarac
CSPAN
Nov 21, 2012 9:00am EST
, energy, public safety, government performance, elections, broadband wired and wireless is transforming everything. it's already a game changer, and we're still in the early innings of this new communication technology. now, these opportunities, where we are in the curve of the technology and the opportunities, this is known around the world. when i meet with my international counterparts in every region of the world, they are focused on the opportunities of broadband. each of our global competitors wants to become a 21st century hub for broadband related innovation. and in today's flat the global economy where capital can float anywhere and innovation can work anywhere, we have to acknowledge that u.s. leadership going forward is not a given. it's something that we have to earn a new every day. and u.s. broadband leadership is particularly vital as developing countries grow and to middle-class expands around the world. these are good developments, but we should embrace them as the spur to our global competitiveness to ensure that we have in the u.s. world leading broadband infrastructu
CSPAN
Nov 25, 2012 9:00pm EST
what we have achieved. when they have doubts about this let me quote the laborhout out energy minister, it means the most expensive deals would have to go being able to reduce the number of people to help get a clearer picture of what is happening and that could only be a good thing. that is the endorsement that i welcome. >> ed miller band. >> the governor promised there should be no rationing on grounds of cost alone. can the prime minister tell us whether he has kept that promise? >> the promise we have pt is that we would increase spending every year under this government and in britain, in england that is happening, in wales there's a massive cuts run by a neighbor. >> mr. speaker, seral thousand fewer nurses with the public supporting and a very specific question about a promise by the secretary, the leader of the house, promise a year ago he promised a year ago that there will be no rationing. this is what the president of the world college of ophthalmologists recently said. he said this. pcs are not falling government guidelines. there restricting access to caract surgery. he g
FOX Business
Nov 21, 2012 3:00pm EST
of the cease-fire. plunging energy prices, they rallied back finishing near the highs of the session. heating oil up at present, crude up. natural gas the biggest winner as the government reported bigger than expected drawdown in supplies. the weather pattern driving prices higher. one of the biggest losers, industrial metals. copper prices leading the way down. goldman sachs saying the prospect for industrial metals was very dim heading into the end of the year leading to a selloff, also lack of austerity measures leading to a selloff in the economically sensitive commodities like copper today. the big movers a day before the holiday. cheryl: thank you very much for appreciated. train, plane or automobile. full force on the busies holidays. and 3 million people if they did make the trip in the air. in chicago, we have had quite a day, jeff. >> the headline for me is many delays and cancellations has actually been not so crazy. you can see the sun is shining in chicago, that was not the case earlier today. heavy, dense fog. if we come inside, we can look at the board, departures alone, 87 can
FOX Business
Nov 23, 2012 1:00pm EST
for investors next year, and the world and the united states wants to be energy independent. the oil and gas, mlps, more of a commodities play. it's a good -- it's a good solid performer. returns 100% the past three years. it will continue about a 4% dividend. david: david, you know, you think the fed will continue to print money no matter what, and a lot of it, and you are in commodity plays. oil, you like marathon oil and kenroy's gold. explain what they do. >> kenross, one of the five or six majors, selling at the largest discount to all the majors out there. there's a ton of reserves, and, basically, they stumbled over the last couple years taking a toll on the stock, but reserves are so good, and they run the business now for cash low. as long as you continue to print money, the inverse of printing money is gold. these are the printing presses for gold. it's a turn around candidate. david: i have to ask about one of the picks, arch coal. there was a runup in coal thinking romney had a chance to beat president obama because he was for coal. you're still for arch coal although romney lost
KCSMMHZ
Nov 26, 2012 6:00am PST
dealing with the economy. 21% replied reforming social security. and 11% cited energy policy, including the use of nuclear power. the disapproval rate for prime minister yoshihiko noda's cabinet hit a record high at 64%. that's a three percentage point increase from a week ago. the approval rate remained unchanged at 22%. voters were also asked who they would prefer as prime minister. the two choices were the incumbent yoshihiko noda, who heads the democratic party, or shinzo abe, leader of the opposition's liberal democratic party. 21% of respondents chose noda. 26% favored abe. but almost half, or 49%, said they wanted neither. >>> japan's top government spokesperson says officials are gathering information in anticipation of a possible missile launch by north korea. u.s. satellite images indicate north korea recently transported what are thought to be long-range ballistic missile parts. japan chief cabinet secretary osamu fujimura says his government closely monitors missile-related activities in north korea. >> translator: we will work harder to gather and analyze information and wi
KCSMMHZ
Nov 27, 2012 9:30am PST
in this country. we are walking corpses. our bodies are alive, but our spirits have died. >> all their energy goes into the fight. many are mental rex, dependent on drugs or alcohol -- many are mental wrecks. the solidarity within the group is all they have left. that is why the group has gathered at the court to show support for one of their number who is charged with organizing the hunger strike. the judges limousines are parked in front of the building. officially, the magistrates and 600 euros per month, beginning just as in albania usually involves money changing hands. the case involves 20 victims of the communist dictatorship. they spent years in prison for protesting against the brutal isolationist regime. now they are victims again of a government that is refusing them compensation. under a law passed in 2007, the former dissidents are entitled to 14 euros for every day they spent in jail. most of the men have received only a fraction of that. we go to meet his father. the government has allotted him a room. the toilets down the corridor are hardly more than holes in the floor, and they s
PBS
Nov 20, 2012 6:30pm PST
foreign companies including a and gary and energy group. >> and here is the former soviet union's once formidable air fleet and what remains when a pilot recently discovered a decommissioned plant on an airfield in siberia and it was about to be scrapped. >> at the restored it twin- engine is one of a few of the types still capable of flight and the new owner has big plans. >> prepare a for takeoff. 1950's style. turning the propeller by hand to ensure the distribution of engine oil. in the cockpit, the throttle controls are checked and then ready to go. the old twin vote engine and could actually take to the air now, but this is a dry run. >> did you hear that engine sputtering? in these temperatures coming any day hereunder the engine to warm them up. >> this plan is 53 years old and still probably bears the soviet union subscriptions. it originated in saxony. today, the crew is a group of retired pilots from st. petersburg. they have all had a long love affair with flying and with this plane. >> i saved her and i fulfilled my own dream. now we are doing her up again and we want to t
NBC
Nov 23, 2012 2:05am PST
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LINKTV
Nov 28, 2012 3:00pm PST
to acquire. her themes were fragile; yet her energy and force are felt in the brilliant play of her colors and the dynamic precision of her design. mary cassatt was a master. her vibrant works resound with life. ( banjo music ) sasman: those who wish for a leness at a reasonable price areinvit. persons wishin' a flat picture can have a likeness without shade or shadow at 1/4 price. narrator: william prior was but one of many self-appointed painters to the new republic. some, like him, were prosperous and skilled-- painters by profession, following the ancient tradition of the limner. others were just men and women who could turn a capable hand to many different tasks: village artisans who were also farmers, housewives, schoolteachers, carpenters, jacks-of-all-trade; or itinerants-- travelers infected with the restless exuberant spirit of early america. they would paint for lodging and a meal. many remain unknown. all were academically untrained but their eyes were sharp. james bard spent a lifetime painting steamboats in new york. shipbuilders admired his accuracy, claiming they could lay
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2012 6:00am EST
beyond the obvious of highways and airports, we have to be thinking about our energy infrastructure in this country and whether it serves our economy well. we have already seen thoughtful suggestions on on both sides of the aisle. when it comes to spending and future, we need to be thoughtful about ways to fund infrastructure. many of you saw the article recently in "the washington post." i want to give a belated thanks to the soviets for launching sputnik and schering americans. because of it, there was a program that got me through college and law school. these loans make a big difference, whether it is pell grants or loans. let me look at this honestly. 25% of the federal aid education goes to for-profit schools. they have more than double the student loan default rate than any other. there are ways to cut back on spending and education that will give us opportunities and resources for real education, which can be part of our future. when it comes to the most painful topic of all. i came here in 1983 and was told social security would be on its way out. we rolled up with our slee
CSPAN
Nov 26, 2012 5:00pm EST
" jack girard talks about gas prices and alternative energy efforts. christine owens discusses unemployment benefits. and after that, dominic chu discusses what wall street investors are doing with their money in advance of the fiscal cliff. "washington journal" live on tuesday morning at 7:00 a.m. eastern. now, look at the role of private enterprise and public education and what the obama administration approach will be in 2013. this is an hour and 35 minutes. >> welcome. thank you for joining us. we are just getting back. the energy level is probably going to get mellow. we will make that work for us. today's panel is on the question of for-profit and federal education policy. this is a topic that we at aei have been talking about for an extended stretch. in support of the templeton foundation, we have been running the private enterprise projects, trying to think about the opportunities and the challenge. how do make this work for kids in the communities? how do we think about some of those challenges the potential perils? this panel is a close up series of panels and convers
CSPAN
Nov 21, 2012 1:00pm EST
. it is time to restore my energy. the president and i were joking about how bad i looked. it is time to take a vacation. >> what did you say about how he looks? >> i said i thought he looked great. [laughter] >> as a possible you will go into the white house? >> i have done that. i back to work on health care. i think my future is probably outside the white house helping him becoming part of whatever happens to our social movement to advocate for his agenda. >> it is up -- possible you would run about love for america on the outside. >> what we have to do first is have a discussion about what our people want to do. >> what is the horizon for making decisions about that? >> you will see us make decisions by the and not grow. that is natural. that is what we did last time. last time everybody thought we were going to do one thing. i do not think on election day we expect it to do that but we had discussions with our people and ended up doing that. it is clear healthcare would not have passed without that decision. >> the amazing thing the obama campaign has done, you were the first presidentia
CNBC
Nov 26, 2012 4:00am EST
. more energy. >> as the workload increases, so does the stress. >> do you ever dream about work? >> i have dreamt about work, yes. i've dremp about picking items. >> sometimes items are simply too far apart to walk. >> this is the biggest fulfillment center. it's the equivalent of 28 football fields. which explains why some employees need tricycles to get around. >> with this year's holiday season expected to be their biggest one yet, amazon has brought in 50,000 additional workers. >> have fun, work hard. >> and online race that depends on the human touch to fulfill those holiday wishes. diana al via air, nbc news, phoenix. >> and we'll have plenty more coverage later on the show. >>> meanwhile americans were out shopping early and on which this weekend. the national retail federation says an estimated 139.4 million consumers hit the stores or shopped online between thursday and sunday. they spent an average $423 for a total of 59.1 billion, up nearly 13% from 2011. com score says online sales stopped $1 billion for the first time on black friday. >>> president obama even got in on t
CNBC
Nov 26, 2012 4:00pm EST
strength and weakness. lower sectors today, teleco and energy dragging us down. take a look at s&p 500 top five laggers, impossible to ignore some retail names on that list. we saw some strong sales out of black friday but caution in the marketplace as analysts are saying, you need to see that strong sales trend continue throughout the rest of the season. not just on one or two days. it was nordstrom and macy's we were watching. coach was on the list for a better part of the day. cabot oil and gas selling off with the broader energy complex. meantime on the flipside we did have our s&p 500 top gainers. of course a lot of those names included names traded here at the nasdaq. ebay was one of the big gainers, gaining on hopes today that it will catch up with amazon on cyber monday. of course, those numbers will be tallied up within the coming days. best buy was also seeing strength on that as well. last but not least, first solar knocked apple out of one of those spots there, out of the last spot. of course, apple was a stock that was contributing to the positive momentum on the nasdaq today.
CNBC
Nov 27, 2012 3:00pm EST
easing in japan. all bullish for gold. taking a quick look at what happened in the energy complex. a mixed day there. crude pulling back despite some very good economic news. the dollar strength at play there as well. all of this as the december options expired. ahead of tomorrow's inventory report, which is expected to show a build in crude inventory. natural gas rebounding from yesterday's decline, which was spurred by the forecast for a warm december. back to you. >> all right, mary. thank you very much. >> all right. we've got 52 minutes before the closing bell. the dow jones industrial average off of its lows, down 55 points. the nasdaq is lower by -- fractionally lower. >> and don't look now, but just as housing is showing signs of life, congress may be taking away the mortgage interest deduction. we're going to look at that coming up here. >>> plus, congressional cliff divers we call them. we're going to hear from a democratic lawmaker who says let's just do it. let's go off the fiscal cliff. better to do that than make unnecessary cuts. so what is he willing to cut? that's
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